PETA & the Pollution Fuss: How Priyanka Chopra’s Asthma & Love for Animals Disappeared at Her Wedding

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PETA & the Pollution Fuss: How Priyanka Chopra’s Asthma & Love for Animals Disappeared at Her Wedding

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he hottest East-meets-West mash-up since the Colonial Cousins, Nickyanka, has landed in a spot of bother. A day after the fairytale wedding in Jodhpur, a number of observers were quick to notice fireworks going off in the background, and instantly took to the internet to call out Priyanka Chopra on the grave offence.

This whole situation, of course, would not have been an issue normally – considering Indians at weddings aren’t worried as much about pollution as they are about how much gulab jamun the hosts ordered. It did, however, blow up, because of a big pharma ad Priyanka Chopra had shot a few years earlier. In it, she asks that we help make her “breath unstoppable”, and talks about the woes asthma patients like her face, every time Diwali comes around. She even made a mention of the suffering of poor animals… And they say nothing good came out Dostana.

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